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Powerball is an US lottery game offered in 45 states of US
Powerball lottery was launched in the year 1992 by "Multi State Lottery Association"
The lottery draws are held every Monday, Wednesday & Saturday evening.
The game uses a 5/69 (white balls) + 1/26 (Powerballs) matrix from which winning numbers are chosen.
That results in odds of 1 in 292,201,338 of winning a jackpot per play.
Each play costs $2 or $3 with the Power Play option (originally, Powerball plays cost $1; when Powerplay began, such games were $2).
Powerball's minimum advertised jackpot is $20 million (annuity)
Powerball's minimum advertised jackpot is $20 million (annuity) Powerball's minimum advertised jackpot is $20 million (annuity)
The biggest amount won in Powerball game is around $1.6 Bn.
Details of amount won in powerball: 1. $1.586 billion, Powerball, Jan. 13, 2016 2. $768.4 million, Powerball, March 27, 2019
3. $758.7 million, Powerball, Aug. 23, 2017 4. $731.1 million Powerball, Jan. 20, 2021 5. $699.8 million, Powerball, Oct. 4, 2021
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